In this episode: Extreme sports
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Definition (Wikipedia): Extreme sports (also called action sports and adventure sports) is a popular term for certain activities perceived as having a high level of inherent danger.
These activities often involve speed, height, a high level of physical exertion, and highly specialized gear.
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Expressions and discussion:
To GO + ….ing (skiing, surfing etc) Have you ever been?
To take a risk (arriesgar) – a risk taker – risky sports
put yourself at risk, expose yourself to danger
An adrenaline junkie – to get the adrenaline pumping
A natural aversion to risk
A daredevil – someone who dares to do risky things
to dare – atreverse – “I dare you to go basejumping.”
“Don’t you dare do that!”
To play safe – lack courage or nerve to do (sth)
To go for it
To go all out
To seek a thrill – A thrill seeker
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